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MOOC List: Online College Classes & For-Credit Coursework

Massive open online courses, commonly known a MOOC or as MOOCs, have been gaining prominence over the past few years, and with good reason. These online courses are often free and developed by faculty at prestigious universities and colleges such as Harvard, MIT and Yale. They can be both a great introduction to subjects and disciplines pertinent to growing industries including business, engineering, computer science, and health care as well as a scholastic aid for current - and future - college students.

To help you explore the educational opportunities within massive online open courses, we have developed the following list of MOOCs which include online courses and classes from such organizations as Coursera, Udacity, Udemy, Edx, and the Khan Academy.

Please select a MOOC concentration from the below list. Specific courses within the concentration are listed in the tables. Links to the courses are provided.

MOOC Courses:
Education Courses
Business Courses
Math Courses
Technology Courses
Health Care Courses
Science Courses


Education Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Coursera
Education Wide range of classes on teaching, becoming a new teacher, technology learning, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Teaching and Professional Development Wide range of classes on teaching, creating a productive classroom, technology learning, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Udemy
How to Teach With Technology Learn the best ways to teach with technology in the classroom; no prior experience needed
Own Pace
$29
Udemy
Google Earth for Educators For educators to learn how to use Google Earth for classroom activates, etc; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
How to Use Online Video to Flip the Classroom Learn how to effectively use and teach using video in the classroom; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$19
Udemy
How Educators Can Teach with Ipads and Twitter Learn how to teach a class using Ipads and twitter; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$19
Udemy
How To Teach Vocabulary Instruction Learn how to teach your class vocabulary; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$24
Udemy
Classroom Management Essentials Learn to manage your students in class; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$15
Udemy
Technical Writing and Editing Learn writing and editing that can lead to a career; students should have excel and word for this course
Own pace
$299
Udemy
How to Teach Online 24/7/365 Learn how to effectively teach online courses, taught by an advanced certified online teacher David Lantz; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$20

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Business Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Coursera
Business & Management Wide range of classes on business strategy, finance, management, markets, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Economics & Finance Wide range of classes on microeconomics, macroeconomics, financial accounting, globalization, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Economics & Finance Some globalization type classes, learn how globalization has affected certain countries and the impact it has on markets; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Finance and Capital Markets Videos on taxes, stocks/bonds, investment, etc; no previous experience expected
Own pace
Free
Khan Academy
Microeconomics Intro college micro class; some economic experience is recommended
Own pace
Free
Khan Academy
Macroeconomics Intro college macro class; some economic experience is recommended
Own pace
Free
Udacity
How to Build a Startup Learn customer development and how to start your own company
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Microsoft Excel 2010 Course Beginners/ Intermediate Training Excel class for beginners; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$99
Udemy
An Entrepreneur's Checklist Learn how to start your own company by Steve Blank, who is a Stanford professor and entrepreneur himself; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Foundations of Business Strategy Learn business strategy and strategic analysis; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Zero Cost Marketing Strategies Official Primer Course Learn marketing for anything or any business; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Energy Economics and the Environment How energy, economics, and the environment are related; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free

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Math Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Coursera
Health & Society Wide range of classes on mental health, global health, health care, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Medicine Wide range of classes on nutrition, vaccines, drugs, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Drug/Medicine type classes Learn about how drugs and medicine have changed overtime; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Population/Heath related classes Learn about how the growing population is affecting peoples health; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Healthcare and Medicine Informative videos that help students better grasp the medical world; no previous experience expected
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Authentic Yoga Experience Series 1 Improve on your breathing, strength, and flexibility in this beginning type course; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
The Healthy Brain Blueprint A course that teaches you how to keep your brain healthy; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$97
Udemy
Breathing Made Easy Learn how to breath to help with your stress and anxiety; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$12
Udemy
Become a Pharmacy Technician A guide to help you study for the pharmacy technician exam; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$199
Udemy
A Journey through Medicine How to Get into Medical School Guides you through the path of how to become an American physician; for people who want to become doctors and plan on med school
Own pace
$29
Coursera
Mathematics Wide range of classes on algebra, pre calculus, calculus, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Algebra Basic algebra; pre algebra experience is recommended
Own pace
Free

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Health Care Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Coursera
Health & Society Wide range of classes on mental health, global health, health care, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Medicine Wide range of classes on nutrition, vaccines, drugs, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Drug/Medicine type classes Learn about how drugs and medicine have changed overtime; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Population/Heath related classes Learn about how the growing population is affecting peoples health; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Healthcare and Medicine Informative videos that help students better grasp the medical world; no previous experience expected
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Authentic Yoga Experience Series 1 Improve on your breathing, strength, and flexibility in this beginning type course; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
The Healthy Brain Blueprint A course that teaches you how to keep your brain healthy; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$97
Udemy
Breathing Made Easy Learn how to breath to help with your stress and anxiety; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$12
Udemy
Become a Pharmacy Technician A guide to help you study for the pharmacy technician exam; no prior experience needed
Own pace
$199
Udemy
A Journey through Medicine How to Get into Medical School Guides you through the path of how to become an American physician; for people who want to become doctors and plan on med school
Own pace
$29

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Science Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Edex
Engineering courses Wide range of classes on energy, aerodynamics, electricity, etc; no prior experience is needed for many of the courses
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Engineering courses Wide range of classes on intro to engineering, energy, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Biology & Life Sciences Wide range of classes on evolution, epidemics, analysis of biology, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Energy & Earth Sciences Wide range of classes on climate change, energy, sustainability, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Biology and Human Evolution type classes Learn how people have changed and explore the secrets of life; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Edex
Energy type classes Learn about circuits, electrics and also solar energy; no prior experience is expected for most classes
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Physics Covers mechanics, electricity, projectile motion, etc; an understanding of algebra and trigonometry is recommended
Own pace
Free
Udacity
Introduction to Physics Learn the basics of physics; no prior knowledge is required
Own pace
Free
Coursera
Chemistry Wide range of classes on organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, introduction to chemistry, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Khan Academy
Chemistry Covers most topics of first year high school/college chemistry classes; no prior experience expected
Own pace
Free
Khan Academy
Biology Covers material in high school/first year college classes; no prior experience is expected
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Astronomy Beginning astronomy course and you will learn about all the new astronomical discoveries; no prior experience expected
Own pace
Free

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Technology Courses

MOOC Provider
Course Name
Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Pacing
Cost
Coursera
Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Wide range of classes on network analysis, social network analysis, web intelligence, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Computer Science Software Engineering Wide range of classes on programming, intro to python, algorithms, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Computer Science Systems & Security Wide range of classes on computer/software networks, computer hardware, computer security, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Coursera
Computer Science Theory Wide range of classes on algorithms, cryptography, logic, etc; some classes recommend background knowledge
Own pace (sometimes weekly deadlines)
Free
Udacity
Introduction to Computer Science CS for beginners
Own pace
Free
Udacity
Introduction to Programming in Java Programming java for beginners
Own pace
Free
Udacity
HTML5 Game Development Standard game development; some background in HTML and Java recommended
Own pace
Free
Udacity
Software Testing Learn how to catch bugs and breaks in software; programming experience recommended
Own pace
Free
Udacity
Software Debugging Learn to debug programs systematically; basic knowledge in programming/python recommended
Own pace
Free
Udacity
Programming Languages Fundamentals of programming languages; previous programming recommended
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Java for Complete Beginners Learn to program in java; no prior experience is needed
Own pace
Free
Udemy
Learn HTML Programming From Scratch Learn to program HTML; no prior experience needed
Own pace
Free

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